Elastography in Thyroid Nodules
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01102127|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 13, 2010
Last Update Posted : May 25, 2011
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Nodular Goiter Thyroid Cancer||Device: Elastography|
Primary aim: to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of elastography in thyroid nodules from a low-risk of thyroid cancer population.
Secondary aim: to evaluate the usefulness of elastography to detect carcinomas in thyroid nodules with indeterminate FNA.
- Age > 18 yr.
- Recruitment in Endocrinology Clinics.
- Nodular goiter.
- Multinodular goiter with dominant nodule > 1 cm.
- Toxic nodules
- Non-accessible nodules to US or FNA
- Cystic nodules
- Nodules with calcifications in egg rind
- Contraindication for FNA
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Actual Enrollment :||128 participants|
|Observational Model:||Case Control|
|Official Title:||Accuracy of Ultrasound Elastastography in Thyroid Nodular Disease.|
|Study Start Date :||February 2010|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||September 2010|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||September 2010|
Patients with nodular goiter
Performance of US, elastography and FNA.
- Diagnostic accuracy of elastography for thyroid cancer [ Time Frame: 1 day ]Sensitivity, specifity, predictive values
Biospecimen Retention: Samples Without DNA
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|Complejo Asistencial de León|
|León, Spain, 24008|
|Principal Investigator:||Alfonso Vidal-Casariego, MD||Complejo Asistencial de León|